1 Period 6 English 4 24 January 2014 The Medical Career of Helping People The desire to improve a patient’s quality of life is at the heart of being a physical therapist. Physical Therapy is an important part of the health and medical field. It is a healthcare profession primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments, disabilities, and the process of mobility. For years the practice of Physical Therapy has made great accomplishments in helping patients with many health problems, diseases, and disabilities (greenhouse). This occupation treats and heals people of all ages to ease the pain and stress many patients endure for long periods of time.
My current job autonomy is necessary. Working in hospitals and nursing homes the majority of my nursing career, becoming completely autonomous was like culture shock for me. In a hospital you have co-workers, doctors, PT, Pharmacy all at your fingertips for information or advice and just help. Working out in the community was hard for me at first because I was not use to being completely alone. I did learn a lot with this job and have grown tremendously, since starting.
The reason for this trust is how strongly we depend on them when something goes wrong. For years, doctors studied in college and through residencies and fellowships so that they would be able to piece together information and symptoms so that they could accurately diagnose and treat a patient, meaning that they were basically trained to find what’s wrong with someone and then to fix it. The judgment of a doctor is highly valued, mainly because most people believe that doctors easily know how to handle a situation; they always know what’s right and ethical. However, there often isn’t a clear answer because there are many times when it’s impossible to determine what the most ethical choice is. At times like these, doctors are just as unsure as anybody else on what the right thing to do is.
Outlining your career goals Kaplan University Professional Overview: Medical Assistant Medical assistants are of vital importance to the medical field. Through their interactions with patients, medical assistants provide support and assistance with making patients feel at ease when it comes to making a visit to a healthcare provider. A Medical Assistant is an allied health professional who assists physicians and other health care providers in their offices or other medical settings (Spokane, 1997-2003). There are so many ways in which a medical assistant can be deemed irreplaceable in the workplace. As defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS, 2010) and the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA, 2003; AAMA, 2010), medical assistants are healthcare personnel who ensure the smooth operations of physician’s offices and other healthcare facilities, by performing a variety of administrative and clinical tasks.
Descriptive Career Paper 1 The Role of a Hospital Administrator Descriptive Career Paper 2 Abstract: This paper illustrates my ideal career choice as a hospital administrator. While conducting my research I was able to gain a better understanding of the day-to-day tasks associated with the job duties as well as the educational requirements needed to acquire this type of position. I am particularly interested in working in a children’s hospital and was able to gain a better understanding of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Even though I have always had the utmost respect for this organization, I gained a whole new sense of appreciation for the services they provide during the course of this of this assignment. It is my hope to one day become a part of the team at St. Jude or a similar type of organization.
Relating to your Clinical Experience, Reflect on the Key Issues for a Radiographer in their Professional Role I am going to discuss the key issues facing radiographers in order to be successful in their profession and my experience with some of these issues. Although a radiographer’s key role is x-raying patients, radiographers must be aware of key issues including personal qualities, competence to practice, professional development, health and safety, data protection, radiation protection and infection control. These are all important issues for radiographers. I was very interested experiencing the various responsibilities radiographers have other than x-raying such as moving and handling patients. As such, I now have a far greater appreciation for my manual handling module.
The Darryl-Worley Foundation I. Introduction “I’m sorry, it’s cancer.” Those four words are enough to turn your world upside down and start it spinning. No one understands the difficulties and personal struggles associated with this diagnosis. While coming to terms with the treatment itself, many patients are worried about how they could even make that long trip to the nearest treatment center 3-5 times a week, depending on their location. The Darryl-Worley Foundation has now made this a reality for so many patients for resident Since the Darryl-Worley Foundation, local residents have been able to focus on the important aspects of their diagnosis; healing especially with the completion of the Darryl-Worley Cancer Treatment Center.
I also possessed a strong interest in making a difference in people's lives with my caring attitude and compassion, I can lift his or her mood a cheery chat. Therefore, out of the numerous fields that we discussed and explored at Medical Explorers, I decided that pursuing a career in nursing would fulfil my interests the best. I researched during my own time to learn more about the vocation, and one of the first aspects of nursing that I learned was that there is a dearth of nurses in the nation's hospitals, which reduces the optimal amount of time and attention the nurse can administer for each patient. Patients are able to receive the best care if the nurses are able to pay thorough attention to each and every patient. So, because of the shortage of nurses, nursing will provide me a plethora of chances to interact with patients in order to offer them my undivided attention and caring assistance.
The reflections I have written demonstrate particular items of learning, but as an overview I would say that my skills have developed during the work placement by me becoming more aware of the systems in place on the ward, and increasing my knowledge of stroke and other related medical conditions. Reflecting after my shift has helped me to look at my mistakes and to change my behaviour next time I was working. I got a lot of knowledge out of the training/induction week and during staff meetings. I also widened my academic reading to encompass this area and have learned a lot in this way. Skill (1) Skill (2) Skill (3) The roles and responsibilities specific to the work environment that ensure best practice (stroke ward) I am aware of a number of different roles on the stroke ward that combine to ensure best practice and the best treatment for the individual.
My desire to work in one of the most advanced and a progressive field is my passion for helping people. I have been witness my uncle and some others of my family struggled in pain and illness, and I can’t do anything to help them from those situation like that just make me want to do something .From there, I yearned for a career in medical field. I could not find anything more satisfying than dispensing potentially lifesaving. At that moment, I realized that I want to be a nurse or maybe more than that, something that can help and save people lives. My wildest dream to imagine myself graduating from College, being able to obtain my medical degree has become my long-term goal.